Delano

Man beaten at a birthday party in serious condition

DELANO, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) -- A Bakersfield man who was beaten while attending a large birthday party outside Delano is hospitalized in serious condition.

A news release from the sheriff's office said deputies were called late Saturday night to a report of a man who was bleeding from the head and face outside the party in the 10400 block of Mettler Ave.

Deputies identified the victim as a 53-year-old Bakersfield man. Another apparent beating victim was found sleeping in a vacant home on the property. He was identified as 33-year-old with less serious injuries. But that man was also taken to a hospital for treatment.

No suspects were identified. Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff's Delano substation at (661) 721-3800.